Posts Tagged ‘red’

Sparkling paisley late 1960’s/early 1970’s women’s jumpsuit

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Paisley has a long and varied history, originating in Iran and eventually enjoying wide popularity throughout southern Asia.  More recently, the large paisley print enjoyed  popularity with the hippie and psychedelic period in the 1960’s.  And so it became a new innovation to combine metallic fabrics, such as on this jumpsuit and top, with big swooping dramatic colors.   Click here for more views of this sparkling and dramatic multi-piece set!

1970’s women’s “Young Pendleton” virgin wool shirt-jac

Thursday, December 13th, 2012


From Pendleton’s misses’ line introduced in the 70’s, this shirt jacket pairs the timeless colors  of black, red, cream, and yellow with a multi-directional plaid in a decidedly feminine silhouette.  Features 70’s style “swallow’s tail” collar,  black buttons, and loops for a belt.   Made of all-virgin wool from all-Oregon sheep in the eastern part of this fair state!  Click here for more details and sizing information.

1950’s red and charcoal women’s plaid blazer

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Coming straight to you from the late 1950’s, this smartly tailored and plaid-bedecked dark gray women’s blazer-style jacket packs a big color wallop while retaining an air of matter-of-factness and efficiency.   Wool fabric is complemented by leather trim at the collar, down the center front, and on the diagonal flap hip and chest pockets, as well as on the matching buttons.  Great for coordinating with pants or a skirt and appropriate for a variety of functions!  More photos and information here.



1950’s red black buffalo check wool outdoor jacket

Thursday, November 29th, 2012


This is another great example of outdoor fashion finding its way into the lives of suburban dwellers.  Even if you’ve never hunted or felled a tree, you can appreciate the boldness of design in this zip-up wool red and black jacket; whether you’re actually tracking pheasant with a rifle, pondering how to tap that maple for its syrup, or just taking a long-awaited march through the woods after a week at the office, this piece will keep you cozy and dashing.  The front is all buffalo checked, while the back is one solid field of brilliant red.  More views and information here.

1960’s quilted velveteen ruby robe

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012


Sumptuous ruby red (red with a kick of rose) quilted robe with pink nylon lining, made by Feiner Fashions.  Sleeves are 3/4 length, hem hits at about the knee, front closure is a zipper cleverly disguised with self-fabric loops and buttons and a snap at the neck.  Click here for sizing and more views.